Members include; Zakk Wylde, John DeServio, Dario Lorina, Jeff Fabb, Phil Ondich, Nick Catanese, Steve Gibb, Craig Nunenmacher, Mike Inez, Robert Trujillo, James LoMenzo, Will Hunt, Chad Szeliga, Mike Froedge, Johnny Kelly. But I would have to say the show was a disappointment. Played a good mix of songs from different albums. Tours include; 2014 - 2015 North American Tour, 2015 Unblackened World Tour, and others. I find is southern ballad style blended with ripping guitar is a strong point. It was far too loud.
Zack's solo into the crowd was my highlight. Ozzy Osbourne: excellent show, very accurate and passionate guitar performance, humor and lot's of energy. Discography includes; Sonic Brew 1998 , Stronger Than Death 2000 , 1919 Eternal 2002 , The Blessed Hellride 2003 , Hangover Music Vol. His infamous leather bellbottoms hang in the Grammy Museum. And it was also too loud.
Now ten studio albums deep, with solo records, Ozzy shows, and Zakk Sabbath tours all kicking ass simultaneously, Black Label Society rides ever forward, fist held high. Something that is not acceptable. Out of this phase only came good things when Wylde teamed up with drummer Phil Ondich and formed Black Label Society. I went there only because there was no other choice. Glad I had ear plugs! So when I heard of this tour I had to go. Great, though, the sound quality in Forum Palace is total mess.
Many times it took the chorus to know what song it was. The concert was as bad ass as I expected it to be. Support were an Irish metal band from Galway who were great too. Really appreciated the fans I felt. They played a really long set with a great mix from old to new, and naturally Zakk lit up the fretboard for a solid 20 minutes, during which he stepped into the crowd to show us how it's done, playing behind his head and with his teeth and not stopping shredding the entire time.
I had always wanted to see Mr. To many, Wylde is synonymous with pinch harmonics as much as Chuck Berry dreamt up the duck walk. He delivered what could be expected of a Monster of Rock that had hisgh breakthrough when he was 19 years old, accepted to play with Mr. I know that's a strange way to start a discussion about a heavy metal band, such as Black Label Society, but the reason I mention it is because getting to see them at the House of Blues in Downtown Disney this past vacation truly made my trip even more special than it normally would have. Dario Lorina's guitar riffs were also quite hot, and really added a lot to the performance, in my opinion. Venue definitely over-sold on tickets but the crowd were all friendly and great atmosphere between fans also.
The bands were great except Black Tusk but that may be due to my personal preferences. He just had an acoustic and one small portable amp. While it was sort of strange attending a Black Label Society concert where the audience was calmer than I'd expected to see, having been to several Black Label Society concerts, I think that this performance still held up to my expectations for the band, and I know my wife and I had a great time. Crobot - the first support - were great too and I'll definitely check them out. My wife, knowing my love for the band and for House of Blues, managed to get us a reservation and surprise me with their performance on our anniversary trip there this past year, and it truly was an incredible experience. The only thing I found a bit boring, was his 10min. The great ones are at the perfect volume.
Great show - energy was high and the atmosphere was amazing. He is a playable character in the Guitar Hero games. But what a brilliant shredfest! Zakk can play whatever he wants without thinking twice. I have been to 100's of concerts. .
The crowd wasn't the greatest crowd at this venue, but I think that had more to do with not knowing the band, as opposed to not appreciating them, because Black Label Society but on a great show, and Zakk's vocals were great. But the sound quality in Forum Palace is nowhere near acceptable. . . . .